The Synopsis: Sharon Stone stars as Catherine Trammell, a bisexual mystery writer who is the prime and occasionally pantyless suspect in the ice pick murder of a former rock star. While investigating the case, troubled detective Nick Curran Michael Douglas finds himself ensnared in a steamy affair with Catherine. Could her newest novel—a book about a killer cop who gets involved with the wrong woman—have any hidden meaning? For the interrogation scene, Sharon Stone was deliberately costumed to reference Vertigo femme fatale Kim Novak. Sharon Stone claims she had no idea that the shot which made her famous would be so explicit. Director Paul Verhoeven claims that Stone handed him her panties just before the shot; he supposedly stuffed them in his jacket pocket. To watch full episodes, you must have a cable provider that supports AMC's full episode service and you must have AMC as part of your cable package.
By Jabeen Waheed For Mailonline. Not so Basic! Sharon said she did a 'strategically planned' racy Playboy shoot in to coincide with the release of sci-fi thriller Total Recall, in which she appeared opposite Arnold Schwarzenegger, to change the perception of her as an actress. The decision worked as it led to her being cast in her most famous role - Basic Instinct. They thought I was not. Did I fit the part?
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Twenty-five years ago—on March 20, —Sharon Stone introduced moviegoers to Catherine Tramell, a novelist and suspected serial killer who stabs her victims with an ice pick while engaged in acrobatic sex acts. Michael Douglas—who starred in another erotic thriller, Fatal Attraction —played her love interest, a San Francisco detective named Nick Curran. The much-delayed sequel, on the other hand, bombed at the box office. Here are 15 not-so-basic facts about the revolutionary thriller. Back in the day, spec scripts could sell for millions of dollars. Eszterhas told The A. He was a great cop on one level, but on another, you suspected he liked it too much. As Catherine says in the movie, he got too close to the flame. He loved the flame. Tramell also comes from a person Eszterhas knew in Ohio, this time a go-go dancer in Dayton.
The Michael Douglas scandal -- The star of ''Basic Instinct'' responds to the controversy surrounding his work. Michael Douglas has just snuck out the back door of the premiere screening of his new, highly controversial film, Basic Instinct , at Sony Studios. The dance of decorum over, Douglas politely orders another Absolut and then dives, unapologetically, into his food. Along the way, he has become one of the most powerful, sought-after, and well-respected actor-producers in the business. But he has never been involved in anything quite like Basic Instinct. Right from the start, the movie was a magnet for trouble. It seemed like a perfect fit. The ending was problematic, he felt, and his character far too passive. Verhoeven decided to push on with script revisions himself, with the help of writer Gary Goldman.